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Burgler Enters Home on 3rd Avenue South East

One man is in jail on charges of second degree burglary and theft after entering a home on 3rd Avenue South East in Grand Rapids and changing the locks. Tuesday, an unknown man […]

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Suspicious Person Impersonates GR PUC Employee

The Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission is warning residents about a suspicious person. A resident on South East 3rd Avenue had some one come to her door yesterday wearing a blue jumpsuit with […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Suspicious Person Impersonates GR PUC Employee|

Itasca County Deputy Back on the Job

24-year Itasca County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Bliss is back on the job- after an administrative law judge found his termination was unjustified. According to WDIO-TV, the administrator ruled Deputy Bliss did violate two […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Itasca County Deputy Back on the Job|

Grand Rapids Area Held Captive

Western Itasca County is being held captive- and its hurting businesses. Burlington Northern is the only rail road service serving western Itasca County- and the lack of competition is costing residents and businesses […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Area Held Captive|

Magnetation Settles Overtime Pay

A federal judge has approved a $750,000 settlement agreement between Magnetation Executive Officers Larry and Matt Lehtinen and Magenetation employees who alleged that they were not paid in full for overtime. The payment […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Magnetation Settles Overtime Pay|

Beacon Hill Opens

Yesterday was the grand opening of Beacon Hill, a 48-unit affordable rental housing development. While this development doesn’t solve Grand Rapids affordable housing crisis, it does show how nine agencies- working together- can […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Opens|

Horn Bridge Closed until Friday

Residents who use the Horn Bridge in Grand Rapids will have a slightly longer commute. The Horn Bridge is being repaired.
The intersection of 5th Street North and 1st Avenue NE (Fire […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Horn Bridge Closed until Friday|

Two Jailed In Home Invasion and Armed Robbery

According to a press release issued by the Grand Rapids Police Department, one man entered a home on northwest 17th Street and pointed a gun at female at gun point demanding to know where […]

By |August 4th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Two Jailed In Home Invasion and Armed Robbery|

Jenkins Pleads Guilty

38 year old Emery James Jenkins entered a plea of guilty to an amended charge of manslaughter in the first degree- malicious punishment of a child. According to the Itasca County Attorney’s office, […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Jenkins Pleads Guilty|

Cliffs Promises DRI Plant at Essar

Cliffs Natural Resources CEO Lourenco C. Goncalves promised the Direct Reduced Iron plant that Essar Steel Minnesota couldn’t. Tuesday, 150 people gathered at the Cloverdale Town Hall to hear Governor Mark Dayton pledge […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Cliffs Promises DRI Plant at Essar|

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A perfect 5-for-5 on Gas and Go qualifiers and call-ins on Monday. More names to draw this week for Friday's $1,000 M&H gas card drawing! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fri, 7/21 - two warnings from the National Weather Service & Weather Eye Weather Center:

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southeastern Itasca County in north central Minnesota...
Northeastern Aitkin County in east central Minnesota...
Southwestern St. Louis County in northeastern Minnesota...
Central Carlton County in northeastern Minnesota...

* Until 800 PM CDT


* Flash Flood Warning for...
Southeastern Itasca County in north central Minnesota...

* Until 945 PM CDT

* At 647 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported thunderstorms
producing heavy rain across the warned area. Roads in the Grand
Rapids area were flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Grand Rapids, Cohasset, Coleraine, Swan River, Warba, Pokegama Dam,
Gunn, Blackberry, La Prairie, Hart Lake, Goodland, Split Hand Lake,
and Siseebakwet Lake.

More storms are moving in and additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches are possible in a short time in the warned area.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
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Congratulations to Jeff Skelly, the latest winner of a $50 M&H gas card in the Gas and Go Giveaway. Next Friday is our $1,000 gas card drawing! ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to a power outage, J105 the Thunder is temporarily off air. We will have it back on the air as soon as possible! Sorry about the inconvenience, however you can still Rock out, listen to our J105 stream which is still available at ... See MoreSee Less

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